Go places you never imagined, like studying human rights in Northern Ireland over spring break. This one-week study abroad experience with classmates and colleagues will make memories that last a lifetime — and you’ll earn up to 4 credit hours.
Bachelor of Arts in Sociology
Ohio University’s Chillicothe campus offers two bachelor’s degrees in sociology.
The flexible format fits your schedule by providing some classes near where you work and live, with other courses offered online.
The Sociology–Criminology B.A. is offered on OHIO’s campuses and online. Sociological approaches to criminology include the study of criminal institutions, crime prevention, and how societies view, define, and react to deviance and crime.
The Sociology Pre-Law B.A. is offered on OHIO’s campuses and online. It prepares students to work with diverse populations and understand the social and legal processes and institutions through which individuals, families, and communities receive justice in multicultural societies.
Which Sociology Degree Fits Your Career Plans?
All of OHIO’s sociology degrees provides students with a comprehensive understanding of society and the human experience.
All students also have access to student advising, career advising, and internship opportunities.
Launch Your Career with an Internship
Browse through dozens of internship opportunities and full-time job postings for Ohio University students and alumni on Handshake, OHIO’s key resource for researching jobs, employers, workshops, and professional development events.
Talk to your success advisor and faculty mentor about local opportunities for internships, leadership, community engagement, or even study abroad.
Spend Spring Break in Northern Ireland
Study with Nationally Recognized Faculty
All students in our Athens, regional and online programs have access to the same nationally recognized scholars in sociology, sociology-criminology, and law in society.
More about OHIO’s Sociology Degrees
Ohio University offers three bachelor’s degrees in sociology. Two programs are available online and at regional campuses, and all three can be pursued at the Athens campus. Choose a program that's tailored to your needs and lifestyle, with the flexibility to study on campus or online.